Skip to main content

Full text of "Flora Indica Vol-I"

Orophea.']                            FLORA INDICA.  '                                 111

minibus 12, ovariis 6-9 dense strigosis quadriovulatis. — Uvaria Hey-
neana, Wall, Cat. 6463 ! U.,lutea, WigU, Cat. No. 31 bl U. lutea,ft
W. et A. Prod. i. 8 (non Roxb. nee Wall. Cat),

HAB. In Zeylania, Thwattes ! in montibus Courtalam, Wight!, —
(v. s.)

JL*lor liumilis. Itamuli graciles, cortice cinereo rngoso; adulti glabri; jnuiorcs
cum gcmmis tomcnto fusco pubcsccntes. Folia basi ''rotundata, apice srepe longc
angustata, 2-4 poll, longa, 1-1£ lata, rigida, utrinque glatferriinn, supra lucid^ sub-
tus pallida, ucrvis obliquis, venulis (in sicco) crebcrrirais rcticolatis. Pedunciili vix
i poll, longi, tomentosuli ; bractesc minutrc, distictwc, alternte, rotundatro. Sepal*
rotundata, extus pubcrula, in fructu decidua. Pctala cxteriora plaua, incmbi-anacea,
nervosa, -| poll, longa, ciineato-lanccolata, apice longe acumiuata, utrinque pubcrala,
parallele nervosa ; interiora ti-apezoidea, acuta, ungue fere ^ poll, longo, extus parce,
intus dense villosa. Tonis dense strigosus. Stamina onmia fei-tiliaj late cuneata.
Carpclla 4-8, stcllatim palcntia, pcdiccllo brevisslmo suffulta, ovoidea vcl sabglobosa,
utriuque obtiisa, -^ poll, longa, fusco- vel cinci'eo-iucana, Semina 1-3.

We have already referred (under Uoaria Zeylanica> L.) to the mistake into which
"Wight and Arnott have fallen with respect to the synonymy of this species. The
description of U. lutca, W. et A., being partly taken from the present plant and
partly from lloxlmrgh's plate and description of the true U, lutea> does not apply
precisely to either,

2.  O. uniflora (H.f. et T.) ; foliis ellipticis obtuse aouniinatis gla-
bris, pedunculis axillaribus abbreviatis nnifioris gracilibus, staminibus
12 biserialibus, ovariis 6 late ovalibus biovulatis.

HAB. In rnontibus Travancor prope Courtalam, IPiglit! — (v. 5.)

Itautitti graciles, rugulosi, eorticc fusco, glabii; partcs novelise vix pubcnilrc. Folia
tenuitcr coriacca, clliptica vel ol»longb-lanceolata, basi acnta, 1 ^-2^ poll, longa, J-l
lata, pctiolo vix lincam longo, Pcdunculus i~£ poll, longus, basi squamulis plurib'us
bractoatus, snpcrne nudus vel squamula 1 ininutissiraa. Sepa?a rotondata, ciliata.
'Ptitala exteriom Siliucas longa, rotundata, membranacca, glabriuscula; interior aim-
pczoidea, obtusa vcl acutiascula, nnguc petala ext, roquaute^ Stamina fere rotun-
data. Stigmata lincari-oblonga, stcnatiin patcntia, ovariis longiora. Carpella glo-
bosa, atro-fusca, glabra, scmipollicaria, pedicello lineam longo suffulta.

3.  O. Zeylanica (ll.f. et T,) ; foliis ovali-oblongis obtuse acumi-
iiatis, pedunculis axillaribus solitariis vcl fasciculatis 1-4-floris fusco-
pubescoutiljus, staminibus 6, ovariis circa 15 biovulatis.

HAB. In Zcylania, Thwaites! Canara, Stocks! — («?. «.)

Frutex ? ramosissiraus j ramulorum cortice grisco rugnloso ; partes novcllai fosco-
Folia tcnuiter corincea, 2-3^ poll, longa, 1-1£ lata, pctiolo ^ poll.

,
longo ; juniora subtus pubcrula ct pilis albidis ciliata, dcmum glabrata. Pedunculi
longitudinc valdc varii, gracilcs, sscpius plmiflori, bractcis minutis ad basin pedicel-
lorum. Flores ^-polL diamctro. ttcpala orbicularia, tomcntosa. Pefala exterior*
rotundata, venosa, pubcscentia, margin e incana; interiova trapezoidea, apice mcras-
sata, glabra, margine pubesccntia. Ooaria glabra, .obovata. Stigma capitatum.
Carpella globosa, baccata, hcvia, glabra, diam. i-poll., pedicello vix lincam longo
fiulfulta.
4, O. polycarpa (Alph. DC. Mem. 89) ; foliis elliptico-lanceola-
tis, pedunculis axillaribus filifotinibus 1-3-fldris glabris, staminibus 6
uniserialibus?, ovariis 9-12 glabris.— Wall. Cat. 6431 1
HAB. In Martabania secus ripas fluminis Salucn, Wall.! — (t?. s.)